In Telugu cinema, filmmakers often forget about people and stories outside the borders of big cities and urban milieus. Middle Class Melodies broke this mould.
Gang Leader seems like a comedy thriller, which it very much is, but if you look closely, it’s also about many other things.
Girish Karnad's filmography in Kannada cinema demonstrates his penchant for layered social commentary
Even a hundred years later, Girish Karnad's plays and films will teach many important lessons to viewers on the things that went wrong in the 20th century.
Katheyondu Shuruvagide movie review: Senna Hegde changes how love stories will be told in Kannada cinema
Katheyondu Shuruvagide boasts of an optimistic arc and lack of monotonousness in its breathing frames.
The roads, through which the characters travel, have more twists and turns than the plot of 6ne Maili.
The moral ambiguity present in the leads’ characters is kitschy – it does not do justice to the premise of Raambo 2.
Velaikkaran, Iru Mugan and SK13: Male actors get more screen time, and all the attention in film posters
Forget about pay disparity or screen time in Indian films, women are not even given importance in film posters.
Priyadarshan's Netflix film Sila Samayangalil, Aruvi have helped bring out the conversation around AIDS/HIV
In a way, Arun Prabu Purushothaman’s debut feature Aruvi can be called as a sequel to Priyadarshan's recently released Netflix film Sila Samayangalil.
Unfreedom director on censorship row: 'Showed me how important it is to make your art the way you want'
Director Raj Amit Kumar tells us about his long battle to get his debut feature, Unfreedom, released.
Buckaasuura movie review: This Rohitt starrer is a confused, haphazard narrative posing as a thriller
The few twists and turns that Buckaasuura has, can be easily predicted.
Gultoo — the small-ticket release starring Naveen Shankar, Sonu Gowda, and Ram Dhanush – has hit the bull's eye. Director Janardhan Chikkanna talks to Firstpost about what makes his directorial debut stand out.
Gultoo movie review: Janardhan Chikkanna's potboiler feels relevant in times of Aadhar and Facebook data breach
The timing of Gultoo's release could not have been better with Aadhaar and Facebook hitting the headlines with regard to data breach.
Framed as a good versus evil battle, Netflix's anime series B: The Beginning encompasses ghoulish crime, supernatural happenings, comedy and drama.
Rajaratha movie review: Anup Bhandari's inconsistent writing doesn't allow Nirup's screen presence to shine
Bhandari's writing dips in Rajaratha which shows he has a long way to go before the front-benchers fill the theatres with ear-shattering claps and noises.
Nanna Koochi is above average even though its essence isn’t that powerful in the face of Tamil series like As I’m Suffering From Kadhal and Livin’.
Thithi co-writer Ere Gowda opens up on his directorial debut Balekempa winning at Rotterdam Film Festival 2018
Firstpost caught up with the director Ere Gowda, who spoke about how his two films Thithi (where he was a co-writer), Balekempa (his directorial debut) and how he makes films with a humanistic soul.
Shiva Akula’s story of a sincere man rising against the tyranny of evil men in Inttelligent would have, perhaps, looked good on paper. I take that back. It would have still tasted like unsalted meat considering its outdated format
Tracing Ram Gopal Varma's obsession with women — from Sridevi, Urmila Matondkar to Mia Malkova, Tori Black
Whether it's the songs of his films, his book Guns And Thighs or his most recent project, Ram Gopal Varma has been all praise — and lust — for his muses.
Priyadarshan’s fear of losing Nimir to the demon of regional divide again may have made him infuse his Tamil film with a little more humor and drama.
Raju Kannada Medium movie review: Gurunandan starrer is a step ahead of predecessor but that's not enough
The sense of wit that Raju Kannada Medium possesses is far better than the crude-worthy soul of 1st Rank Raju despite its imperfect output.